Whether you prefer Fiddler or Jersey Boys, there is a musical for you

The Different Types of Musicals

For a time, musicals were all the rage. Done up with lavish sets and showcasing artists’ precisely executed dance steps and powerful vocals, people couldn’t wait until the next big hit… from Singin’ in the Rain to Saturday Night Fever, these shows (and later, films) played to packed houses around the world. In fact, musicals […]

11/19/2019 ∙ 9 minutes reading time

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Tips for Writing a Screenplay

"That's one of the nice things about writing, or any art; if the thing's real, it just lives." -Woody Allen Writing is a passion of many novelists, journalists, teachers, bloggers, and screenwriting. Every subdiscipline of writing is a unique world with distinct aspects that make it stand out as unique. In today's article, we will […]

11/01/2019 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

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Learn the Art of Acting Around the USA

Professional actors play characters in films, TV shows, radio shows, and live theatrical productions. Thanks to the popularity of Hollywood, many actors have become household names and are admired by the public. However, it’s worth noting that not all aspiring actors have the dedication and luck required to make it big. This does not mean […]

10/21/2019 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Want to Take Acting Classes?

Our acting coaches and drama teachers give you all their tips for learning how to act and how to find acting work.

Whether you’re a total beginner, looking to improve or preparing for an audition you will find the help you need here.

Superprof is the go-to place to acting instructors. We host thousands of coaches across the UK in all disciplines: Film, TV, Improvisation, Musical theatre, Puppeteering, Scenography, Stand up comedy, and more.

Check out all acting classes offered by our coaches.

Thinking about Theatre School? Here are Some of the UK’s Best.

Thinking about Theatre School? Here are Some of the UK’s Best.

Going on a proper course is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop your performance abilities. It will really push you as a student to get familiar with performance as an experience. You will find out what talents you ought to focus on, develop your artistic personality and sharpen your acting style thanks to expert […]

03/20/2019 ∙ 11 minutes reading time

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Acting Methods That All Actors Should Know

"For me, our job as artists is to serve the story, serve the director, and serve the fellow actors. And if you do that, by osmosis you're serving yourself because you'll get the best out of yourself." -David Oyelowo Actors on the big screen, small screen and theatre stage have the power to influence audiences […]

01/12/2019 ∙ 9 minutes reading time

A pile of scripts. You can learn to act by gaining experience with a wide range of scripts.

Types Of Acting Classes

Although we often picture acting as a high profile, not to mention glamorous, job thanks to the sparkle of Hollywood and the growth in popular TV shows and miniseries, the reality for many actors is that the industry is highly competitive, with many actors vying for a single role. If you’re looking to study drama […]

01/09/2019 ∙ 9 minutes reading time

The Royal Academy has produced many fine actors.

4 Famous Actors To Follow

With good actors being true chameleons when it comes to accents, it’s sometimes difficult to keep up with which Hollywood actors are American - and which originally came from the UK. Did you know that Kate Winslet comes from Reading? That Anthony Hopkins is Welsh? Find out more about these talented British actors and actresses […]

05/03/2018 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Acting training can positively impact many areas of your life.

Why Take Acting Classes?

If you have ventured onto this blog post, then it is likely that you are already interested in drama and the amazing possibilities, opportunities and benefits that acting lessons offer you. That is a good place to start! Now it is my turn to explain to you why investing in an acting workshop or seminar […]

04/10/2018 ∙ 12 minutes reading time

Shakespeare continues to influence theatre even to this day.

What Is Drama?

Whether you are someone who is looking to become a professional actor, you aspire to teach drama as a profession, or you'd like to perform in theater as a hobby, then the chances are that you might be interested to establish a better and more in depth understanding about the diverse industry, subject field and art […]

04/10/2018 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

There are many different paths for aspiring actors to follow.

Starting Acting Classes

If you have set your sights on a career as an actor, then acting school is usually a prerequisite of the job (yes, it is a job!). While the life of a performer may seem desirable from the outside, with Instagram posts showing them at a celebrity-packed gathering or a star-studded bash most nights of the […]

04/05/2018 ∙ 14 minutes reading time

Acting Lessons For Everyone

There are many reasons why you may consider taking acting classes. You don't need to aspire to be an actor in Hollywood or be playing the lead in a Shakespearean play to gain the benefits of acting lessons.

By taking acting lessons, you can become more confident and adapt to different social situations more easily.

A private acting tutor can also help you improve your public speaking skills and, in turn, help you become a better leader and motivator. 

Audition Practise

Dreaming of getting into Rada, playing the lead in your high school production or perfecting screen auditions? 

Superprof have many audition experts to help you pass that tricky audition and land your dream role.

Tutors can help you step by step to perfect your audition piece, tell you what to expect during auditions and how to calm your nerves and give your best performance. 

Having an acting tutor one on one can bring out the true actor in you and reveal techniques you never thought of.

Dissecting a Role With Acting Lessons

Understanding the character you are playing on T.V, film or on stage can bring out that star quality. 

A private tutor can help you explore the character you're playing and empathise with his or her feelings and decisions. They can also help you develop accents and mannerisms as well as breathing techniques to help you stay in the role.

Don't be afraid to transport yourself to the world of the character. With the help of a tutor, you could be on the road to winning an Oscar!

Become More Confident with Acting Lessons

Acting lessons are not for everyone but that doesn't mean they can't be a great confidence booster.

If you're shy in social situations, unable to calm your nerves when public speaking or can't find the courage to ask someone out, acting lessons can help you let go of inhibitions and face your fears.

The first step with an acting tutor to improve your confidence may not be easy but it may be all you need to reach your goals!